by: Cory Brady
Arizona promotion Rage in the Cage will be making it’s New Mexico debut this weekend . The event is being billed as New Mexico Vs. Arizona and will take place Saturday night August 2nd from the Santa Ana Star Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This event will make 113 cards that Rage in the Cage has put together over the last ten years.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and UFC veteran, Alberto Crane will be featured in a co-main event taking on New Mexico native Adrian Valdez. Crane will be looking to bounce back from a three fight losing streak after starting his career with eight straight wins. Alberto will be fighting in front of his home crowd for the first time in two and a half years.
Co-headlining the card will be fellow UFC veteran Drew Fickett who also takes on a New Mexico fighter in Richard Villa. Drew has been engulfed in controversy as of late with fights from numerous organizations falling apart for various reasons. Drew Fickett will be looking to add to his five fight win streak. His last four wins he finished by decisive first round submissions.
Joe “Diesel” Riggs and Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez will be attending the event signing autographs and talking with fans on an action packed night with close to thirty sheduled bouts.